Tag Archives: Lipstick

women working

I’m fascinated by the tools, machines, and accoutrements used by people who work with their hands. I love the sewing machines, tailor’s boards, bobbins and bits in tailor’s shops. The knives and wooden spoons, pots and graters, new and old appliances in a well-appointed kitchen are fascinating. Jeweler’s hammers, files, and casting tools are beautiful. Almost any artist’s studio, […]

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show and tell, upside down is the new right side up

I’ve never done a post like this, a show-and-tell, but I feel compelled to share three recent purchases with you. These items cost a bit more than I would have felt comfortable spending a few years ago, but they jive with my less-is-more, quality-not-quantity, slow fashion credo.   They’re things I’ll wear for years, they won’t go out of style, and […]

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